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March 6, 2019 Kurt Kleidon

Copa Tool Hires Maintenance Manager Jake Damron to New Post

Copa Tool has created a management role to oversee its newly instituted maintenance controls, software and procedures, naming Jake Damron to the new post of Maintenance Manager. The new quality software is currently in use or in the process of implementation for Copa’s critical machines and departments, with full implementation to be completed near the end of the first quarter.

Damron will oversee the use of database and scheduling software for maintenance and machine quality. This will lead to greater quality control and improved project management for the 40-year old machining company, now part of Ramco.

Matt Berger, Vice President of Operations for Copa, said “We congratulate Jake on his new role. With the tools under his management we expect to see significant achievements in quality control and machine uptime.”

Located in South Lyon, Mich., COPA Tool, LLC, is a Tier 1 automotive supplier servicing the North American automotive market. Copa specializes in manufacturing and machining powertrain components like transmission tubes and fluid control mechanisms. The company was founded by Tim Turman in 1978 and acquired by Ramco Specialties in April of 2018.